Samsung Canada Celebrates 1 Million Milestone in Canada

#1 Market Leader Marks 1 Million Flat Panel TV Shipped in Canada with CityLine Contest

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - Samsung Electronics Canada today announced that they had achieved an incredible milestone with the shipment of 1 million flat panel TVs in Canada during 2011. As a dominant #1 brand in the TV market, Samsung continues to push boundaries with its new SMART Interaction technology, an intuitive platform that uses Motion Control, Voice Control and Face Recognition commands to control the TV and other connected devices. In celebration of their achievement, Samsung Canada has partnered with CityLine on Citytv to hold an online contest that allows eligible Canadians to win one of Samsung's flagship LED TVs, the UN55ES8000. The contest will launch on January 24th, 2012.

"Samsung Smart TVs are redefining how consumers interact and manage their home entertainment experience," said James Politeski, President Sales and Marketing, Samsung Electronics Canada."Our passion for combining the best of technology with cutting edge design has resonated incredibly well with customers in Canada and we look forward to reaching even more families in the coming year."

Those who enter the CityLine contest are eligible to win Samsung's flagship Smart TV, UN55ES8000, which was recently unveiled at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas and winner of a CES 2012 Innovations Design and Engineering Award. This TV's exquisite design, and superior picture performance features Samsung's SMART HUB which allows you to wirelessly access and download endless offerings of Movies, TV Shows, Music, Sports and information through the Samsung TV App store.

The contest can be entered by visiting the CityLine website at The winner will be selected by random draw on the CityLine show after the contest closes.

About Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.
Samsung Electronics Canada enables Canadians to "Pursue their Passions" by offering a broad range of award-winning digital consumer electronics, IT, telecommunications and home appliance products for consumers and businesses. The Canadian arm upholds Samsung's global mission to provide users premium experiences that are unparalleled due to Samsung's innovative technology and stylish design.  As a result, Samsung has become a true leader in the electronics industry both in terms of business leadership and brand strength.  In 2011, Samsung was ranked #17 in BusinessWeek/Interbrand "100 Best Global Brands", and was named as one of Fast Company's "50 Most Innovative Companies of 2011."

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Caitilin Doherty
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